GEM Retirement Living – COVID-19 Response
June 29, 2020
We are excited to continue to lift restrictions as businesses and communities re-open. Our retirement living communities in Halifax and Yarmouth have now moved to Phase 3 of our plan. Please note that we will continue to follow all guidelines from Public Health and the plan is therefore subject to change.
In-suite visits started on June 27. For more details on what these visits will look like at your facility, please contact your retirement living location.
There is a maximum of two visitors per resident and visits must be held in the resident’s suite. All visitors must arrive with a mask and a pre-visit health screening is required upon arrival. We are asking residents who have had visitors in their suite to also wear a mask when in common areas of the building.
Please see an outline of the current plan for lifting restrictions at Melville Heights and Yarmouth Heights below.
In addition to the measures we have in place as we begin to transition to our “new normal,” we continue to have the following in place: